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Bigstock: 7 Days of Free Downloads

Bigstock: 7 Days of Free Downloads

By / Dec 21, 2014 / Sponsored

Bigstock, the leading provider of affordable royalty-free stock photos and videos, is currently offering a 7-day Free Trial of their subscription plans. This incredible offer will allow you to download up to 35 free images or 35 free videos. This is an unbelievable opportunity that comes with absolutely no strings attached. You can cancel your…

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Win 1 of 10 Templates by TemplateMonster

Win 1 of 10 Templates by TemplateMonster

By / Dec 18, 2014 / Giveaways

Our friends from TemplateMonster have prepared a cool giveaway for web designers. Read on to learn the details. TemplateMonster is giving away not one, not three, but TEN prizes. It means your chance of winning is pretty high. The giveaway starts on December 18 and ends on December 24, and it’s as easy as pie to…

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How To Remove the Background from a Photo with the Photoshop Pen Tool

How To Remove the Background from a Photo with the Photoshop Pen Tool

By / Dec 17, 2014 / Tutorials

Rendering is the process of separating a particular object from the background so you have a completely clear image. This is useful for almost everything from digital graphics to web design and magazine covers. Removing the background from an image leaves only the foreground which could be people, objects, scenery, or some combination of the…

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JotForm Theme Store: a User-Created Marketplace

JotForm Theme Store: a User-Created Marketplace

By / Dec 16, 2014 / Sponsored

JotForm, long considered to be one of the easiest tools for building online forms, now has a Theme Store, so users can get their own beautifully designed form themes without having to do all the work. In recent months it added two new features allowing designers to make building forms quicker than ever- the Form…

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20 Gorgeous Free Icon Fonts to Use in Your Designs

20 Gorgeous Free Icon Fonts to Use in Your Designs

By / Dec 15, 2014 / Freebies

The number of fonts designed to be used as icons, symbols and glyphs increases day by day. Using icon fonts you’re replacing raster images into vector ones. That means that you can easily resize your icon fonts without worrying about quality loss. Icon fonts is a flexible solution for adding icons to your website. Along…

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Turning Design Ideas into Reality: Brainstorming, Wireframing, Prototyping

Turning Design Ideas into Reality: Brainstorming, Wireframing, Prototyping

By / Dec 12, 2014 / Resources

Starting a new project is in a lot of ways the hardest part. It’s the only stage of development that you’re turning nothing into something. Luckily, there are proven methods to reduce the “empty canvas” syndrome. We’ll talk about the best ways to handle the early stages of brainstorming and concepting and how it translates…

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8 Cool Twitter Plugins That Will Look Good On Your Website

8 Cool Twitter Plugins That Will Look Good On Your Website

By / Dec 10, 2014 / WordPress

Twitter can drive tons of visitors towards your website, everyone knows that. But that is something that doesn’t just happen by itself. You should carefully integrate some Twitter magic into your website design to make sure people are still interacting with this social network while browsing your website. There are many different things you can…

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Understanding & Designing Great Microcopy

Understanding & Designing Great Microcopy

By / Dec 8, 2014 / Tips

We all know about the importance of great copy on the web. It’s often easy to capture attention with visuals but strenuous to capture attention with verbiage. So if the word “copy” refers to the overall page text, then what’s microcopy? Well much like finding a great parking spot in a crowded plaza, microcopy refers…

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20 Geeky Christmas Gifts For Office Workers

20 Geeky Christmas Gifts For Office Workers

By / Dec 5, 2014 / Inspiration

Christmas is right around the corner. If you’re having hard times choosing the best gifts for your friends office workers, seek no more. In this roundup I have added 20 creative Christmas gift ideas which will be ideal for geeks and workaholics. In the post you’ll find desktop organizer to keep everything in order, coffee…

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Best Practices for Creating Fullscreen Website Backgrounds

Best Practices for Creating Fullscreen Website Backgrounds

By / Dec 2, 2014 / Trends

The artistic use of fullscreen backgrounds has become a large part of the web design lexicon. Many different layouts from landing pages to agencies and social networks have used this feature with great success. It’s a fantastic way to draw attention while simultaneously branding a company or project.